Multi-platinum entertainer and RCA Nashville recording artist Chris Young has accumulated some serious heavy metal from the R.I.A.A. in the last month – 8 total certifications, to be exact— signifying over 7 Million consumption units across several projects. These new certifications include:
SINGLE: “Tomorrow” – 2x Platinum
ALBUM: I’m Comin’ Over – Platinum
SINGLE: “Lonely Eyes” – Platinum
SINGLE “Voices” – Platinum
SINGLE “Drowning” – Gold
SINGLE “Raised On Country” – Gold
SINGLE “Hangin’ On” – Gold
SINGLE “I Can Take It From There” – Gold
To celebrate this massive accomplishment, Chris was surprised yesterday by members of his touring, management, business management and label team, along with the news that he’s amassed over 3.5 Billion career streams. In total, the Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter has earned 21 R.I.A.A. Gold/Platinum/Multi-Platinum certifications to date. Watch his reaction HERE.
“Today was absolutely a surprise with all of the plaques,” shared Chris. “Recording stuff for charity, celebrating the past, and talking about the future… I couldn’t ask for a better day.”
Speaking of the future, Chris has an exciting new up tempo collaboration releasing soon to country radio and streaming services. Stay tuned for more news in the coming weeks!
ABOUT CHRIS YOUNG: Multi-platinum RCA Records Nashville entertainer Chris Young has accumulated an impressive list of accomplishments, including membership in the iconic Grand Ole Opry, nearly 4 Billion on-demand streams, 13 Million singles sold, 11 career No. 1 singles, 21 R.I.A.A. Gold/Platinum/Multi-Platinum certified projects, 2 Grammy nominations, 3 Country Music Association nominations and 4 Academy of Country Music nominations. As a prolific creator, Chris has given fans 7 studio albums in 14 years including Losing Sleep, his third project in less than two years. The title track is certified Platinum while “Hangin’ On” is his ninth No. 1 as a songwriter. Losing Sleep (2017) and I’m Comin’ Over (2015) debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart with “I’m Comin’ Over” becoming Young’s first 2x Platinum single.
Named “one of his era’s finest traditionalists” by the Associated Press, Chris has quickly become an international ambassador for country music, performing to capacity crowds around the world including the sold-out C2C Festival in the UK. With a hit-packed set that highlights his eleven chart-toppers — including back-to-back No. 1s “Losing Sleep,” “Sober Saturday Night,” “Think Of You,” and “I’m Comin’ Over” — the Grammy and ACM nominated vocalist headlined the Raised On Country World Tour, playing to over 400,000 fans in 3 countries in 2019.
Listen for his latest music including “Drowning,” named as one of Rolling Stone’s Best Country and Americana Songs of 2019, “Raised On Country,” “If That Ain’t God” and “Town Ain’t Big Enough,” featuring Lauren Alaina.
For more information, visit chrisyoungcountry.com.
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